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Eurovelo 6 : Atlantic – Black Sea

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  • / Budapest
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  • / Belgrade
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  • / View to the Loire from Abbey of Saint-Florent-le-Vieil
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  • / Bike road, Loire-Atlantique
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  • / Shared car and bike road
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  • / The Loire at Saint-Florent-le-Vieil
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  • / Ingrandes-sur-Loire Bridge
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  • / Abbey of Saint-Florent-le-Vieil
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  • / EuroVelo 6 opposite Ingrandes
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EuroVelo 6 – Atlantic–Black Sea is one of the most popular EuroVelo routes, and it’s little wonder why. Coasts, rivers, castles, top-class infrastructure and a nice flat topography make this route into every cycle tourists’ dream journey. 
moderate
4256.1 km
219:52 h
7048 m
6986 m
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Author
Thierry FRAISSE 
Updated: June 13, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
853 m
Lowest point
0 m
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Safety information

Emergency call : 112

Before you leave:   

  • Make sure that the bike is in perfect mechanical condition, not to mention the tires and brakes
  • Make sure that the bike is correctly adjusted to your body shape
  • Wearing a helmet is strongly recommended
  • Take a repair kit with you
  • Remember that the Highway Traffic Act applies to cyclists in all circumstances
  • Never drive more than two lanes at a time and pull into a single lane when traffic conditions require.
  • Respect other users as you would like them to respect you
  • Choose a route adapted to your physical abilities
  • Inform your family and friends of your itinerary
  • Find out about the weather conditions
  • A first aid kit is not essential, but can be very useful
  • Be informed and keep the emergency numbers.
  • Respect the environment by not throwing your food packaging on the side of the road
  • If you have to return at nightfall, make sure you see and also be seen

Tips, hints and links

https://en.eurovelo.com/

Start

Nantes (2 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.268650, -2.151780
DMS
47°16'07.1"N 2°09'06.4"W
UTM
30T 564162 5235367
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Destination

Constanța

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Coordinates

DD
47.268650, -2.151780
DMS
47°16'07.1"N 2°09'06.4"W
UTM
30T 564162 5235367
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4256.1 km
Duration
219:52h
Ascent
7048 m
Descent
6986 m
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